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Oct 8, 2012 2:05am EDT
fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. >> the economy is again the central focus. the new jobs numbers drop the unm employment rate below 9%. >> we have made too much progress. >> a sign of recovery as the voters head to the polls. we cover it all this morning. the policy fight emerging from the debate and the policy. what does the debate reveal about these two men? >>> plus, our preview of the vice presidential debate this coming week. this morning, a special panel. obama campaign senior adviser robert gibbs. former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich. hilary rosen. mike murphy. and nbc's chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd. >>> and finally, what you haven't heard from arnold schwarzenegger this week. a revealing conversation with the former california governor. he talks politics and his personal failings. >> what would you like your sons to learn from your mistakes? >> i think that they're not going to make the same mistakes. >>> from nbc news in washington, "meet the press" with david gregory. >>> and good morning. one month ago, and so much
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
for america right now that's going to get this economy going and create jobs, jobs and more jobs. 12 million jobs, to be specific. >> reporter: earlier, republican surrogates like newt gingrich were out in force on four leading political shows saying the president's debate performance and the administration's response to the latest jobs report. >> the unemployment report has fallen to its lowest since i took office. >> when you have a white house celebrating a 7.8% unemployment record tells a lot about the failed add miministratiadminist policies. >> they had full charge of the first two years, and the policies this president put in place actually made it worse. the middle class is being buried under this administration. >> reporter: meantime, paul ryan enjoyed a mostly leisurely sunday. making a trip to the pumpkin patch with his family. >> how are you feeling about the debate? >> what debate? >> nbc news, wisconsin. >>> i'm kristin welker traveling with the president after celebrating his 20th wedding anniversary with the first lady last night. the president is in california to raise milli
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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
-- >> let me tell you what the ayatollah sees. he sees an economy being crippled. the ayatollah sees that there are 50% fewer exports of oil. he sees the currency going into the tank. he sees the economy going into freefall and he sees the world for the first time totally united in opposition to him getting a nuclear weapon. now, with regard to b.b., he's been my friend for 39 years. the president has met with him many times. he's spoken to b.b. netanyahu as much as he's spoken to anybody. just before he went to the u.n., i was on a conference call with the president with him talking to b.b. for well over an hour. in stark relief and detail of what was going on. this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal -- >> what does that mean, a bunch of stuff? >> it means it's simply inaccurate. >> he's irish. >> we irish call it mularkey. we irish call it mularkey. but last thing, the secretary of defense has made it absolutely -- he didn't walk anything back. we will not allow the iranians to get a nuclear weapon. what b.b. held up there was when they get to the point where they can enric
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
national monument. >> in the race for the u.s. senate, a debate tonight talking about the economy, a gridlock in congress and even big bird. >> reporter: with the richmond pbs station hosting the debate -- >> i pledge tonight not to fire big bird and not to defund public broadcasting. >> that was the only light moment in the hour-long debate. his main line of attack is when tim cain accepted. >> how does a governor decide to take on a second job that sends him all over the country giving him part san speeches while over a hundred thousand jobs are lost in virginia. it will still keep virginia the best state for business in america. >> i'm proud of the fact that when i was governor at a very challenging time. we did a lot to bring new businesses to virginia and to have a profile that was significantly greater than other states. >> you can best compromise across the aisle. >> we have to have bridge builders. wheneorge was in the senate. he ridiculed to find compromise. i think we need people in the senate who know how to compromise and that will move our economy forward. >> on every
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Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm EDT
serious stomach conditions may still exist. talk to your doctor about nexium. not in this economy. we also have zero free time, and my dad moving in. so we went to fidelity. we looked at our family's goals and some ways to help us get there. they helped me fix my economy, the one in my house. now they're managing my investments for me. and with fidelity, getting back on track was easier than i thought. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get one-on-one help from america's retirement leader. >>> back now with a sign of the times. some schools across the country where some kids are sticking around long after the last bell for the final meal of the day they otherwise may not get. rahima ellis reports. >> reporter: nestled in the hills of west virginia is doddridge elementary school. inside, a familiar scene, students lining up to eat in the cafeteria. >> grab your milk. >> reporter: but it's 5:20 in the evening and this is a free dinner, chicken and salad wraps with apple crisp for dessert. >> it just tastes really good. >> reporter: with more than 25% of children
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00pm EDT
a day men's 50+. not in this economy. we also have zero free time, and my dad moving in. so we went to fidelity. we looked at our family's goals and some ways to help us get there. they helped me fix my economy, the one in my house. now they're managing my investments for me. and with fidelity, getting back on track was easier than i thought. call or come in today to take control of your personal economy. get one-on-one help from america's retirement leader. >>> finally tonight, she is just one mom among millions in this country, and yet something she said, something she wrote about, something she noticed in her own family has the attention of a lot of other mothers and fathers in the u.s. specifically, she noted she was not in any family photos with her kids. and her coming to grips as to why, sure has resonated with us. rehema ellis has more. >> reporter: like many mothers, allison tate, a mother of four, was everywhere in their lives, but nowhere in their pictures m she was everywhere with the children, but nowhere in their pictures. >> i >> i knew i was not in pictures with my k
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
trading lower. after a weak forecast on the asian economy. we've got the dow down about 43 points. the world bank is how the wioutw forecast that says asia's economies won't grow as much as expected this year. and could worse be and last longer than expected. the world bank forecasts a 7.7% gdp for china this year. exports to asia have been one of the few bright spots for the sluggish u.s. economy. stock in united health group has been up nearly a dollar. on news the health insurer plans to spend about $4 billion on a major brazilian health services provider. walmart and american express are teaming up to provide shop earps with a reloadable prepaid card. it's an alternative to debit and checking accounts with no minimum balance. it allows for deposits by smart phone and mobile bill pay. bluebird will be available next week at more than 4,000 walmart stores nationwide. tomorrow's the start of earnings season. american companies are expected to report a profit decline for the quarter that just ended. a closely watched survey of companies on the standard & poor's index says it could
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
gone negative after a gloomy forecast about the european economy. the dough is down 95 points. the s&p is down 11. the international monetary fund says the global economy is weakening in a report released overnight, they lowered from 3.5% to 3.3% this year and lowering the target for 2013. this is after the world bank cut their growth estimate for china, the second largest economy. 50,000 demonstrators took to the streets. greece covered much of the ground needed for recovery. she stressed the greek government neats to push through more cost cutting reforms. >>> general motors is hiring more workers. they want to develop their own software and gadgets for their cars instead of buying them from outside sources. the first two in texas and you guessed it, michigan. stocks on the move. edwards life science is dropping 18% after reporting sales of hard valves weaker than expected. yum brands which owns pizza hut, taco bell and kfc is returning to rapid growth i. was enough to send the stock up to just under $68 per share. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. >>> beauty products an
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on inconsequential matters, rather than urge enissues like the economy and the middle east. the producer of sesame street have asked the obama campaign to stop using big bird. calling themselves a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. >>> first lady michelle obama is getting ready to speak to supporters in loudoun county right now. this come a day after anne romney's visit to the richmond area. julie carey is live with a look at the fight for women voters in that battle ground state. julie? >> reporter: you can see the stage is emright now. the first lady is special to take the stage any minute now. this will be michelle obama's second rally in northern virginia in less than a month. it is a clear sign of how important the obama campaign believes virginia voters and in particular, virginia women are if the president is to win a second term. >> reporter: it is not billed as women for obama event but the majority of supporters happened to be female. both campaigns see women voters as key to victory. and in the aftermath of the debate, some polls show president obama's double digit gender gap, his hug
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s. consulate in libya before they knew the facts. ryan said the attack shows the u.s. is projecting weakness abroad. the two also took jabs at each other over job creation. >> i've had it up to here with this notion that 47%. it's about time they take some responsibility here. >> did they come here and inherit that situation? absolutely. but we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. that's slower than it grew last year, and last year was slower than the year before. >> on tax reform, ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to tax to pay for all of the president's spending. vice president joe biden says the only way to pay for mitt romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. >> both president obama and mitt romney say they're pleased with how their
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to try to talk down the economy. just to try to score a few political points. >> mitt romney argued that the numbers disguised the fact that people have actually stopped looking for work. this morning, he campaigned in southwest virginia before going to florida where he criticized the president for failing to get specific on job growth. >> he's got a chance to explain his jobs program. did you hear what he had to say? i didn't either. [ laughter ] i heard more of the same. >> mitt romney will spend more of the next three days in florida. >> well, now we know the washington nationals finally got some answers tonight. they finally know where they're going and whole they'll face in the playoffs. carol? >> reporter: hey, doreen, the first post-season for washington, d.c. in 79 years will be in sant lewis. the cardinals had to win in atlanta tonight. taken to turner field. braves fans showing some love for chipper jones. top 6, cards up 3-2. holiday unloads this pitch. makes it a solo shot to left. cardinals win the first-ever kield card game 6-p. they break out the champagne. their cele
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the economy, foreign policy and the media during their so-called rumble 2012. jon stewart tried to make up the nine-inch height difference with a mechanical lift. >> we are merely weeks from being a failed state or even worse, greece. and the way to solve it is to kill big bird. >> reporter: while there was a packed auditorium for the live performance, those who paid $5 to watch it online were left frustrated. the feed kept locking up. some complained, saying the rumble 2012 isn't between those two, it's between viewers and the official website. >> jon stewart, 2012, anyone want one? >> reporter: those who watched the debate say it was entertaining. >> i think that overall it was very entertaining and i enjoyed seeing it. >> i think bill had more serious answers about what he thought would fix it, but we enjoyed stewart, as well. >> reporter: event organizers responded saying due to overwhelming demand that their servers had been overloaded. they apologized to people who paid for that live stream and staid it would be available on demand. reporting live from george washington university, d
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. chavez has ramped up government control of his economy and limited dissent among his opponents. his challenger is promising reform. there's concern a close election could lead to fraud and a violent reaction from voters. >>> engineers are making last-minute preparations to launch a private rocket into space. later tonight california based spacex will attempt to send an unmanned cap actual to the international space station. it did a similar mission back in may. this time it will stay there for much of october as astronauts conduct experiments. liftoff is scheduled for 8:35 tonight from florida's cape canaveral. >>> well, wedding day is supposed to be one to remember, and in philadelphia it was memorable for all the wrong reasons after a fight broke out at the reception. >>> plus, will this cold, dreary weather continue through the week? chuck is back with the forecast coming up next. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
. in tokyo this morning officials from the international monetary fund said the global economy could be skidding toward recession. just three years after pulling out of the previous one. that coupled with alcoa's third quarter earnings kickoff could be a big market driver today. yesterday intel, home depot, and walt disney all ened the day lower as u.s. driven sectors were the biggest losers. apple dragged the dow and the s&p despite denials of a strike at one of its manufacturing plants. >>> house officials are wanting u.s. companies to not deal with two of china's dealers. >>> american express and walmart are rolling out a new reloadable prepaid card. currently 85% of walmart's transactions are done in cash. >>> gm plans to hire up to 10,000 computer pros and it takes software and tech design in house. >>> piling more into your fridge these days? that's because american's waist lines are growing along with our refrigerators. new data shows they've expanded more than three cubic feet in the last 30 years. >>> meanwhile, if you're trying to lose a few, the american beverage associati
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: she said she believes the paramount issue for women in 2012 is the economy. >> i asked them to think about where they were four years ago and how things have gone. and i just talked through, did the bailouts help you? did some of these other programs help you? did the quote/unquote shovel ready jobs help you? >> reporter: barack obama won loudoun county back in 2008. a vote that was fueled by ballots cast by suburban women. that is one reason michelle obama is here again. romney supporters hoping to turn loudoun county red this time around. for now, reporting live, julie carey, news4. >> hello, buckeyes! >> president obama himself has just wrapped up a campaign speech on the campus of ohio state university. mitt romney, meanwhile, is also in ohio. he'll speak at a rally about an hour from now. his strong debate performance last week led to a boost in some polls. steve handelsman with the latest on that. >> a few weeks ago, at the obama numbers. mitt romney had virtually written off ohio. but now in that big state, in florida, virginia, the rest of the swing states, the new r
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Oct 12, 2012 11:00am EDT
in the race. joe biden and paul ryan sparred over the economy, foreign affairs and abortion. they interrupted each other. they criticized each other after an attack in libya before they knew the facts. ryan said the attacks show the u.s. is projecting weakness. they took jabs at each other over job creation. >> i have had it up to here with the notion that 47%. it's about time they take responsibility here. >> did the come in and inherit that situation, absolutely. but we are going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. ift's slower than last year and last year is slower than the year before. >> this is the only debate for the vice presidents. >>> promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades helped win this year's nobel peace prize. >> the committee decided the nobel peace price of 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> the chair of the nobel committee says the european union helped transform europe into a continent of peace. the war comes as the eu was confronting the biggest kris sis since the 1950s. the
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Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm EDT
and the threat to the global economy. but the committee praised the union's, quote, successful struggles for peace. >>> more to come on news4 at 4:00. the "celebrity apprentice" contestants are revealed. meet the all-star cast. >>> the date that apple is expected to unveil its newest product that could wow [ mitt romney ] look at the evidence of the last four years. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the mars land rover curiosity appears to have made a very surprising, yet familiar find on the red planet. while testing rocks for their chemical compositions. it uncovered the rock a first of its kind on mars but off ones often found here on earth. nasa is being careful in describing what this means
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
time warning against using -- he didn't mention any names, his political opponents using the economy as a political weapon. mitt romney for his part at another separate rally in virginia said don't be deceived by these numbers. they don't reflect the number of people who actually have quit the work force and have given up looking for work. in reality, that number has gone down, too. the so called real unemployment rate now at 14.7%. one more thing. mitt romney in a conservative television interview went and disavowed that infamous comment that he made that has cost him so much politically, that 47% of americans he called victims, said they would never vote for him. he said he was flat-out wrong to make that comment. >> mike, thank you. we asked joe scarborough from "morning joe" to take a look back at the week that was in politics. something we're going to call our "weekend mojo." >> so, joe, it was an important week. the presidential election, the unemployment rate came out yesterday at 7.8%. that seems to be -- appeared to be good news for the president. >> there's a big economic d
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
president joe biden and congressman paul ryan sparred on a number of issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care, and abortion. ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to tax to pay for all the spending. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also shed their differences on libya. >> we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show we're cutting our own defense, it makes us more weak. it projects weakness. when we look weak, our adversaries are more willing to test us, they're more brazen in their attacks, and they're much more willing to attack. >> that's a bunch of malarky. the congressman cut defense spending in his budget $300 million below what we asked for. >> both agreed it's time to wind down u.s. involvement. ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but felt the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. >>> a difficult day for the wi
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Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
need people in the senate who know how to compromise and that will move our economy forward. >> i've worked with people on both sides of the aisle, as governor as well as the united states senator, on everything from internet access to screening of newborn babies. and nanotechnology. >> the candidates' final debate will take place next week at virginia tech. >>> the airwaves are already filled with ads on the expanded gambling debate in maryland. now the fight over same-sex marriage is coming to your tv too. >> everyone is entitled to love and respect. but nobody is entitled to redefine marriage. vote against question 6. >> that is the first ad from the maryland marriage alliance which opposes same-sex marriage. question 6 on the state's ballot. marylanders for marriage equality will begin airing ads in support of the question starting tomorrow. they watched monday night football last night to raise money for question 6. maryland, maine, and washington state are all holding referendums next month. >>> today is the last day d.c. residents can register to vote by mail. people on mus
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
for why he has a surprisingly big lead. one point, romney made leads on who to handle the economy in virginia and florida, something he has got to crack. >> all right, chuck todd at the venue, we'll talk to you later tonight. andrea mitchell, this format, questions coming from the moderator, in this case, martha radditz of abc news, but as you know the candidates have a skill on the topics, what is the short list for each guy? >> reporter: well, i think just watching what president obama and mitt romney have been arguing about, gives you a road map on what we expect to hear tonight. you will hear arguments over the budget, over medicare and taxes. and these two men, remember, paul ryan and joe biden were on opposite sides of the negotiating table, during the super committee on the failed budget, where they failed to reach agreement. so they have a lot of past history and will air their arguments in public. you will also hear joe biden bring up abortion, because mitt romney said just this week he didn't know of any legislation that he would go after abortion if he was elected. well
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Oct 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-minute face-off about the economy, the war, and health care. for all their differences, the two men share one goal -- to win over undecided voters and win the white house. steve hand el hand els more has >> reporter: a longtime insider versus a young gun whose ticket has momentum. mitt romney was watching, no doubt barack obama, too. moderator martha raddatz of abc. they tangled on iran. >> we will not aallow the iran yains to get a nuclear weapon. >> they're moving faster toward a nuclear weapon. because this administration has no credibility on this issue. >> the iranians don't have a nuclear weapon. >> you're going to go to war? >> we want to prevent war. >> reporter: what about romney saying 47% are entitled to government benefits. >> i think the vice president knows sometimes the words don't come out of your mouth the right way. >> but i always say what i mean. and so does romney. >> reporter: what about the obama stimulus, the recovery? >> job growth in september was slower than it was in august and august it awas slower than it was in july. we're heading in the wrong direction. >>
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Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
last night, joe biden and paul ryan went back and forth on a variety of issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care, and abortion. on tax reform, ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to pay for all the president's spending. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also sparred on iran. >> we will not allow the iranians to get a nuclear weapon. >> they're moving faster towards a nuclear weapon. it's because the administration has no credibility on this issue. >> there is no weapon the iranians have at this point. you going to go to war? is that what you want to do now? >> we want to prevent war. >> ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but said the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. both the president and mitt romney said they're pleased with how their running mates did. the president watched the face-off on air force one as he returned to d.c. from a campaign in miami. romney watched it from a hotel room in nor
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
their best to really make it count. >> they clashed on a wide range of topics, everything from the economy, to iran, even some social issues, and in stark contrast to the first presidential debate, this one was animated. it was fast-paced, full of cutting attacks. let's get right to nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd. he is at the debate hall in danville, kentucky. chuck, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, matt. it was a tale of two different debate strategies really. for joe biden it was about calming down supporters upset with president obama's performance last week. he went with the kitchen sink approach. paul ryan, he went with the do no harm mantra. >> when we look weak, our adversary are much more willing to test us. they are more brazen in their attacks andur allies are -- >> that's all a bunch of malarkey. >> reporter: joe biden played the role of attack dog, gesturing, interrupting, laughing, make is his presence felt when paul ryan was speaking. >> under a romney administration, we will have credibility on this issue. >> vice presi
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
what? >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's it's sesame street. >> this morning john mccain on the state of the race with the election exactly four weeks away. >>> and skin and bones. matthew mcconaughey goes from this to this. the story behind the actor's startling weight loss today, tuesday, october 9th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. i'm savannah guthrie, and you are? >> i'm matt lauer. >> we're so happy to have you here. >> good to be back. it's been a week. >> i actually requested reunited to get us all in the mood. >> you went right to peaches and herb. >> old school. ♪ reunited >> haven't heard that one in a while. thank you, appreciate it. >> welcome back. >> seems like a busy week. >> very happy to have you back. hard to talk politics with peaches and herbs is playing. >> a lot has happened. >> or big bird coming front and center in the presidential cam
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
to this next presidential debate, how are we going to build this economy for middle class america? are we going to do it as president obama and vice president biden want to did it from the middle out, strengthening opportunity and investing in education and bringing manufacturing jobs back overseas or with mitt romney, tax breaks for the rich. >> how much pressure has that first debate put on vice president biden's shoulders tomorrow now? >> well, i look forward to watching the vice president tomorrow. i know he's eager to do it. i think he's going to have to be on his toes because my guess is you're going to see what mitt romney tried to do which is paul ryan, congressman ryan walk away from the positions that he's held during this campaign and try to give a much, much different and softer image for the american people. >> we'll all be watching. robert gibbs, thank you for your time. >> thanks, matt. >> a reminder, can you watch the vice presidential debate. that's tomorrow night, 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific right here on nbc. >>> now 11 after the hours. here's savannah. >>> matt, thank you. th
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Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
right now. >> and your study found that 7 in 10 consumers actually think we're snil a bad economy. how is that going to affect the holiday shopping season? >> it is interesting. despite that consumers still intend to spend up to a hundred dollars per gift resiff tyen tyen. >> wow. >> consumers will be spending the same amount as last year. >> what do you expect stores to be doing to bring in those customers who may not be feeling we're in a good economy? still need to get them in the door or on the website. >> stores are going to be doing a lot to incentivize consumers. a lot of lay aways. it's going to be coming back a lot. you have to be mindful of the fees associated. sometimes it's five sometimes $10. then stores are going to be doing interesting things like being able to reserve a toy in advance to order it right in store. things like that. so kind of keep your eyes peeled for those interesting things. and respond to them because the deals are going to be fantastic in store as well. >> all right. thanks so much for your time. we appreciate you being with us. good stuff. get to sho
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
the effects of the world economy, lowering the payout by 20% to $1.2 million. i'm live at the news desk, tony tull, news 4. >>> 5:47 now. a developing story in bladensburg, maryland. this morning a man is recovering after being shot by police. officers were called to 55th avenue around 7:00 last night to talk to a woman who reported being threatened. shortly after police got to the scene there, an officer says a man with a knife approached him outside. >> the officer confronted the suspect, gave him several verbal commands, and ordered him to drop the knivment the suspect refused to comply with those orders and, in fact, advanced on the officer. the officer, fearing for his life, fired his issued firearm and struck the suspect. >> police say the suspect suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. >>> police are trying to figure out who killed a man and left him on the doorstep of a home in northern virginia. police were called to the 6400 block of broadmoor street in fairfax county early sunday morning. they found the body of 34-year-old mark earl ives outside a home there. he had trauma to his bo
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
stops the defense cuts, creates jobs, and grows our economy. >> reporter: while kaine has outraised allen, outside groups have spent tens of millions of ads against kaine. polls have been mostly deadlocked until the last few days when three surveys show kaine pulling ahead. swing voters they say might vote a split ticket. >> the vast majority of people who vote for barack obama are going to vote for tim kaine, same is true of the people who vote for mitt romney will vote for george allen. both candidates are really looking for those potential crossovers, potential switchover voters. >> reporter: now, that debate sartz starts at 8:00 tonight. i'll have a full report on news4 at 11:00. julie carey, news4. >>> we have breaking news out of pennsylvania tonight. jerry sandusky is speaking out hours before he is scheduled to be sentenced on those sexual abuse charges. sandusky maintains his innocence in the statement that was released just moments ago and says, quote, they can treat me as a monster, but they can't take away my heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged disgusti
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
to compromise. i think we need people in the senate that know how to compromise and that will move the economy forward. >> i've worked with people on both sides of the aisle as governor as well as senate with everything from internet access to screening of newborn babies and nanotechnology. >> the candidates' final debate will take place next week at virginia tech. >>> should race be a factor in college admissions? a supreme court will take up that issue this week. tomorrow the nine justices will hear the case of abigail fisher who says she was denied admission to the university of texas austin because she is white. among those in the courtroom, relatives of a man whose admission was blocked in 1946 because he was black. his relatives say affirmative action is still needed to ensure quality for minorities. >>> 6:37 now. breaking news overnight. the threat from north korea. >>> also why some maryland state troopers assigned to work at the orioles game are being investigated. >>> plus this isn't a repair, it's a rescue. the tiny stowaway this firefighter is looking for. >>> and when we could cle
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. yellow. a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. >> reporter: team obama even flew the message over romney today who mocked the president's move to save a tv character. >> i actually think we need to have a president who talks about saving the american people and saving good jobs and saving our future. >> reporter: a race with new energy and urgency in key states like ohio. where this is the final day for voter registration. with romney ahead among likely voters but president obama still in the lead in the polls with a bigger group, all registered voters, democrats figure more than ever that turnout will decide who wins on november 6th. jim? >> interesting. as we see, some of these national surveys shift toward romney or in that direction a little bit. are we seeing any movement in the swing state surveys such as virginia? >> there's not a single individual state survey out yet. no doubt they're working on them. especially in florida. north carolina, virginia, ohio, iowa, colorado, nevada, all the big swinging state
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
an election without winning ohio. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of "sesame street" are not happy with this. the workshop wants president obama to stop running it now. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end public funding for broadcasting. they are a nonpartisan, nonprofit and don't get involved in politics. they are reviewing the concerns. >>> people are gathering outside the supreme court for a rally. the nine justices are hearing the case. fisher says she was denied admission to the university of texas in 2008 because she is white. they said she fell outside the top 10% of her class. a decision is not expected until next year. >>> history in outer space. the first mission space x dragon docked with the international space station earlier this morning. the ship is carries 1,000 pounds of supplies for the astronauts on the space station. this is the first of a dozen trips the space x dragon will make. it will return to earth in october with scientific equipment and other gear. >>> veronica johnson joins us
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Oct 12, 2012 2:05am EDT
be very good for their local economy. >> my friends and family have never been. it would an opportunity for them to experience vegas. >> as this is coming to a close do you feel like you've changed, you've grown up, evolved since the show started? >> yeah. i definitely think we all have grown up. because of the show, jenny is now engaged. she found her future husband. >> what is cool, we can actually watch ourselves and learn from any mistakes or highest points we had. we kind of grow up together. >> any regrets? most people who learn something regret something in the process, any regrets? >> i do. i was wild. i was wild child. i feel like i grew as a person. i watched myself and i forgot to wear underwear to the club, who does that? now i won't do that. i feel like i've grown as a person and this show helped me do that. >> you look so much slimmer. i'm looking at you in person. you dropped a lot of weight, right? >> i think i more lost inches, too, from working out. i lost about maybe 15, but i really don't weigh myself. >> did you watch the show and go, i think i should try to lose we
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Oct 8, 2012 3:05am EDT
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
's response to one of the latest job report. >> the economy is not doing well and the fact that you have a white house celebrating an unemployment rate of 7.8% with 23 million americans out of work or unemployed or underemployed tells you a lot about the failure of this administration's polici policies. >> reporter: romney has made a shift to sharing a more compassionate side, something he resisted, in three straight rallies recounting the memories of a 14-year-old he befriended with leukemia. >> he asked me a very difficult question, mitt, what's knock. he called me brother romney, what's next? david passed away, but i'll always remember and never forget his courage, his clear eyes, his full heart. david can't lose. i love the greatness of the soul of the american people. >> reporter: and this week's main event doesn't actually include the president or mitt romney. instead, it's the vice presidential debate. this thursday between vice president joe biden and romney's running mate, paul ryan. after the lopsided debate this past week, willie, the stakes are now higher than ever. >> a lot
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of sesame street says this political ad featuring big bird doesn't fly. sesame workshop wants president obama's cam tan to stop running it. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end federal funding for public broadcasting. sesame street says they are nonpartisan and nonprofit and do not take sides. >>> the latest gallup survey of likely voters says mitt romney leads 49%-47%. a pew research poll also gave romney the lead. president obama leads a separate gallup poll in a survey of registered voters. today romney is spending a second day in the battle ground state of ohio. >>> metro could finalize its inauguration day plans this week. the transit agency expected between 500,000 and 800,000 people to ride its buses and trains january 21st. metro is also considering commemorative smart trip cards. one design features president obama, the other mitt romney. riders have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration day falling on the martin luther king jr. holiday. drivers also have to pay weekday fares instead of holiday prices. metro
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> it's not just the stars glittering in the sky anymore. u.s. and french researchers believe they've discovered a planet that is largely made up of diamonds. the planet is about 40 light years away, and it's twice the size of earth. there's no word on how large that is in carats. the new planet is a fast mover. it goes around the star so quickly, a year only lasts about 18 hours. >> that's fast. >>> lightning never strikes twice in the same place, and i hope that is not true. because i want to see again the same kind of bolt that struck this town just shy of 40 years ago. it was a wonderful thing. almost magical. altogether transformative. i was living in the northeast and i used to walk to the redskins games at rfk every sunday. on the evening of december 31st, 1972, i walked to the game, but i guarantee you my feet never touched the
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Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the sprawling hilton hotel in new york was host to 2,000 amway conventioneers that summer weekend in 2009. one of the suites had become a homicide scene. sergeant terry wilson from the local police would lead the investigation. >> i couldn't believe what i saw. i went in the room, and there was the victim hogtied on the floor, and it was a bloody mess. >> what does that tell you? >> this was a targeted individual. >> is it true that his eyes were also gouged out? >> yes, yes. >> sergeant wilson learned that the victim was ben novak jr., a name that meant nothing to him. the murdered man's wife and stepdaughter had been escorted to a nearby hotel room so investigators could take their statements. the wife of 20 years, narcy, told sergeant wilson that her husband had been up all night working on convention details and didn't go to bed, she thought, unt
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Oct 13, 2012 12:35am EDT
economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. romney: i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. anncr: mitt romney. taking on our enemies... no matter where they nest. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is the lead singer of the band death cab for cutie. his first solo album, "former lives," hits stores on october 16th. performing the song, "teardrop windows," with a little help from the roots, please welcome ben gibbard! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ teardrop windows crying in the sky he's all alone and wondering why ♪ ♪ ivory white but feeling kinda blue 'cause there's no one there to share with you ♪ ♪ there's too many vacant seats he's been feeling all sore and teal ♪ ♪ and the sun sets over the sounds he goes to sleep built in balls ♪ ♪ stands the tallest on the coast he was once the city's only ghost ♪ ♪ with all those scars was positioned as a star he was looked up to and bonded by ♪ ♪ but in 1962 the needle made its big debut and everybody forgot what it outgrew ♪ ♪ he wonders where the worke
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Oct 12, 2012 12:35am EDT
. big bird. big bird: it's me. big bird! anncr: big. yellow. a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. romney: i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. anncr: mitt romney. taking on our enemies... no matter where they nest. get a free 6-inch sub of your choice when you buy any 6-inch sub and any drink before 9am. that's right! buy any 6-inch subway sub and any drink before 9am to get your free 6-inch sub. october only, so hurry in! but kate -- still looks like...kate. nice'n easy with colorblend technology gives expert highlights and lowlights. for color that's true to you. i don't know how she does it. with nice'n easy, all they see is you. that owns that aquarium store. he's not gonna sell you some labradoodle, he's gonna sell you tropical fish! he's got salt water tanks, fresh water tanks, brackish tanks, tanks you can't even fathom. that fish?! no you're not ready for that fish. precision aquatic manipulation. he boils his water perfectly for his velveeta shells & cheese. advantage. this guy. liquid gold. eat like that
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Oct 11, 2012 12:35am EDT
: it's me. big bird! anncr: big. yellow. a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. it's sesame street. romney: i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. anncr: mitt romney. taking on our enemies... no matter where they nest. silverado! the most dependable, longest lasting, full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% apr financing for 60 months or trade up to get the 2012 chevy silverado all-star edition with a total value of $8,000. hurry in before they're all gone! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back to the show. our first guest is the award-winning creator and star of the hit show, "30 rock," which airs thursdays at 8:00 p.m. right here on nbc. [ cheers and applause ] boy, do we love her. welcome back to the show my pal tina fey, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. that's what i'm talking about. >> wait a second. hello. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: they lo
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. >>> back now at 8:11 with a scary moment that happened on live television over the weekend. qvc co-host kathy had only been on the air a couple of minutes when she started to waver, she patted her chest, and suddenly she collapsed. here's what it looked like at the time. and she is now -- >> you okay? >> -- with us. kathy, good morning. nice to see you upright, i should say that. how are you feeling? >> i feel really good. you know, i feel good. i just want to thank everyone who has reached out to me on twitter and facebook. it's been really overwhelming. >> i know you're a mom, you've got three children, it was early in the morning on sunday. you hadn't had a lot to eat. >> yeah, i ran out the door, grabbed something quick and went on my way, you know. my daughter was up late that night teething. i have three kids under the age of 4. so as a working mom, you just forget to take care of yourself sometimes. >> i was going to say, this sounds more like exhausted mom situatio
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> still to come on "today," an amazing story. a young cancer survivor carried across the finish line of a triathlon by a marine after his prosthetic leg broke. this morning, that young man, his parents and the hero marine are all here live. >>> plus, 45 years later, i'll catch up with the stars of "the carol burnett show." >>> good morning. it is 7:26 on this saturday, october 13th. i'm richard jordan topping your news today in a stunning turn of events the nationals are staying home for the winter. at one point the nats were leading the cardinals 6-0 in the winner take all game five but the cards stormed back winning the game 9-7 and knocking the nationals right out of the playoffs. next up for the cardinals they head west to play the san francisco giants in the national league championship series. alexandria police are working to try to solve a rash of at least t
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